My Bloody Valentine - Isn't Anything
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RELEASE DATE: FRIDAY 21ST MAY 2021
my bloody valentine, the quartet of Bilinda Butcher, Kevin Shields, Deb Googe and Colm Ó Cíosóig, are widely revered as one of the most ground-breaking and influential groups of the past forty years. During an era in which so many guitar bands denoted a retroclassicism, not only did my bloody valentine sound unlike any of their contemporaries, the band achieved the rare feat of sounding like the future.
With their debut album, Isn’t Anything, originally released in 1988 on Creation Records, my bloody valentine revolutionised alternative music and heralded a new approach to guitar music for generations to come. The album birthed a sound which became a template for thousands of new subgenres, heralding a new approach to guitar music and studio production. Not only was it a new type of music, it paved the way for a new type of journalism; inciting comparisons to elemental phenomenon, tapping into how the music affected the psyche. Shields and Butcher frequently sang in a similar vocal range that allowed their voices to blend together. This had the effect of making their gender indistinguishable, to the point where their voices could be used as another melodic layer to complement the vertigo-inducing sounds made by Shields’ guitars. It is a record characterised by the ominous sense of space that inhabits many of its songs, which veered between the harried and propulsive, to the subdued and eerie.
This release is part of a landmark reissue of my bloody valentine's back catalogue, including in deluxe packaging and the highest quality audio.
Soft As Snow (But Warm Inside)
Lose My Breath
(When You Wake) You’re Still In A Dream
No More Sorry
All I Need
Feed Me With Your Kiss
Several Girls Galore
You Never Should
Nothing Much To Lose
I Can See It (But I Can’t Feel It)
- Deluxe LP has been mastered fully analogue, pressed on heavyweight black vinyl, and is housed in a gatefold tip-on sleeve with polylined printed inner-sleeve
- Standard LP has been mastered from uncompressed high resolution digital sources, pressed on heavyweight black vinyl, and is housed in gatefold sleeve with polylined printed inner-sleeve
- LP formats contain multi-format download coupon (24-bit, 16-bit, mp3)
- CD has been mastered from the original 1/4" tapes, and is housed in 6-panel double-gatefold card sleeve with 5mm spine
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